Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

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November 11, 2013|By Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Fellinifest

Buzz Burgers, Barrels & Beer 1935 W. Irving Park Road 773-880-9810

Catch a double-feature of classic Italian dramedies at the kickoff of this weekly-changing tribute to director Federico Fellini with BYOB screenings of "La Dolce Vita" (1960) followed by "I Vitelloni," (1953) which you can pair with Italian charcuterie and cheese plates ($8-$9). 6 p.m. Through Nov. 26. No cover.

Now Open

Lafayette Chicago French Market 131 N. Clinton St. 312-207-6225

Louisiana comes to Chicago via chefs Sahil Singh (Hot Chocolate) and Hiran Patel (Bombay Spice), who team up for Cajun-Creole cuisine developed from Singh's 100-year-old family recipes including gumbo and rice with chicken ($8), pork belly ($8.50) or shrimp ($9.75) and three varieties of jambalaya with Creole sauce ($7.75-$9.25). 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

DRINK

Old Fashioned Old Forester Party

Big Star 1531 N. Damen Ave. 773-235-4039

Warm up with the classic Kentucky bourbon at this party featuring $8 old fashioneds, $3 Old Forester Signature shots, $12 Old Forester Birthday bourbon shots and a new $7 specialty cocktail called the Five and Dimer, made with Old Forester Signature, honey, apple cider, lime juice and allspice. 6-9 p.m. No cover.

DO

Pivot Pop-Up!

Lickity Split Frozen Custard & Sweets 6056 N. Broadway 773-274-0830

Pivot Arts plans for its second annual Uptown-Edgewater summer performance festival with this showcase series set in non-traditional venues and empty storefronts, which debuts with live music by folk singer Angela James and a pre-show meet-and-greet with the Pivot Arts staff. 7 p.m. $5 suggested donation.

The Seven Deadly Sins

Cafe Mustache 2313 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-687-9063

Seven local comedians, writers and storytellers share humorous and dramatic fiction and nonfiction stories, stand-up sets, confessions and more relating to pre-assigned sins. 8 p.m. No cover.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

The "Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture and Cuisine" exhibition opens Tuesday at the Art Institute: artic.edu 

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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